Posts Tagged: “crowd pleaser”

  • Broccoli and Wild Rice Casserole {Freezer Meal}

    Since I was in charge of bringing some type of broccoli casserole to Thanksgiving this year, I searched high and low for a recipe that could be made in advance (since we had to drive 2 hours that day) and that most people would like. I came across Pioneer Woman’s

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  • Delicious Lemon Bars

    I can’t say when, but at some point, lemon bars got in my head this summer. I’ve been looking for an excuse to make them, so when my husband asked his interns to come over for dinner, I found my excuse. Lemon bars for everyone! I looked at a few

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  • Cheesy Pesto Bread

    My husband gets excited about any meal if it includes his beloved pesto cheese bread. Lets be honest, so do I. It is SO good. It doesn’t rank too highly in the healthy department since it is made with white bread and a generous amount of butter but I thought

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  • easy mexican soup recipe

    Crowd Pleaser Mexican Soup {Freezer Meal}

    Updated and republished from January 2012 This Mexican soup recipe never fails to please a crowd. It is one of my favorite recipes for a lot of reasons: 1) It tastes awesome! 2) It is primarily made with veggies and beans. 3) It freezes really well, and you know how

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  • Homemade Chicken Nuggets

    Homemade Chicken Nuggets {Freezer Meal}

    Why I have never made these before now I will never know. What I DO know is that they will forever be in my menu planning. I’ll be honest. I have fond childhood memories of McDonald’s chicken nuggets in my happy meal. I loved to dip them in those little packages

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  • Apple cinnamon french toast recipe

    Apple Cinnamon French Toast {Freezer Meal}

    Who doesn’t love french toast? It uses up leftovers, is a taste bud favorite, and is an easy way to incorporate fruits and vegetables into your family’s diet. (Just check out how I used sweet potatoes in this one and pumpkin in this one.) Plus, what says fall more than

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  • Homemade Chex Mix Recipe

    I’m almost a little hesitant to share this recipe. No, not because of its addictive nature and unmatchable flavor. Not because it makes a HUGE batch and is easy to store, give away, or bring to a large group get-together. Nor for the reason that it will make your house smell

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  • Oven Fries Recipe

    Oven Fries with a Secret Ingredient

    Oven Fries are one of our favorite side dishes. The secret ingredient in this oven fry recipe is a bit of sugar!  It really makes a difference in taste.  I serve these alongside things like Mini Chicken Burgers with Herbs, Super Sloppy Joes, and Mini Freezable Crab Cakes. Oven Fries

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  • Chicken and Apple Bites

    Chicken Apple Bites {Freezer Meal}

    Last night we tweaked and tried a new recipe that Jack (age 4) picked out from a cookbook called Perfect Food for After School. I made a few substitutions to make it healthier and more kid-friendly. We all really enjoyed these Chicken and Apple Bites. They remind me of the

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